Bloomberg Law
May 26, 2023, 7:36 PMUpdated: May 26, 2023, 9:17 PM

Offshore Wind Project Construction Should Go On, Judge Says (1)

Shayna Greene

An offshore wind energy project near Nantucket, Mass., was handed a win Thursday against fishing groups that have been trying to stop the project’s construction.

The plaintiffs didn’t show that they were likely to win or would be irreparably harmed, Judge Indira Talwani said in a ruling for the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts denying the fishing groups’ motion for a preliminary injunction.

Seafreeze Shoreside Inc. and others in the fishing industry sued the Biden administration in December 2021 following the approval of the project to be built by Vineyard Wind 1 LLC. They claimed that ...

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